Spring 2022We are now accepting pre-orders for delivery from September onwards for pot-grown trees and December onwards for bare-rooted trees.
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Core BlimeyTM apple trees

Malus domestica
Core Blimey is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
Core Blimey is a red Cox-style eating apple, suitable for most areas of the UK.

Core Blimey apple trees for sale

Pot-grown

All pot-grown trees are suitable for planting out in the garden, some are suitable for growing in containers.

  • PG12-year bush-trained 12L pot-grown tree M26 rootstock £51.50
    Medium tree (2m-3m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
    Please try next season
  • PG22-year bush-trained 12L pot-grown tree MM106 rootstock £51.50
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree M9 rootstock £32.50
    Small tree (1.5m-2.5m after 10 years)
  • BR22-year bush-trained bare-root tree M9 rootstock £40.00
    Small tree (1.5m-2.5m after 10 years)
  • BR31-year bare-root tree M26 rootstock £30.00
    Medium tree (2m-3m after 10 years)
  • BR42-year bare-root tree M116 rootstock £37.95
    Medium tree (2m-3m after 10 years)
  • BR51-year bare-root tree MM106 rootstock £30.00
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
Next deliveries

Pre-order now for delivery from September onwards for pot grown trees or December for bare-root trees and mixed orders.

Delivery charges

Delivery for a single tree starts at £9.95. It is calculated when you add trees to your basket, based on your postcode.

Core BlimeyTM is a Cox-style apple. The red apples are crisp, juicy, and will keep in a fridge for several months.

How to grow

Core BlimeyTM is a vigorous disease-resistant tree, and suitable for most areas of the UK.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

History

Core BlimeyTM was developed by the Frank P Matthews nursery in conjunction with the Urban Orchard Project. It's London cockney name reflects its origins as an apple for the urban environment.

Core Blimey characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
  • WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators

Using

  • Picking monthSeptember
  • Picking seasonLate
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
  • Food usesEating fresh
  • Flavour style (apples)Aromatic

Problems

  • Disease resistanceGood

Identification

  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin2000
  • Fruit colourRed / Green
  • Fruit sizeAverage

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